L&T Construction secures significant power transmission orders in Saudi Arabia

The power transmission and distribution business of Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has secured multiple engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) orders in the current quarter to build transmission lines and substations in Saudi Arabia.

The business will undertake engineering, design, procurement and construction of more than 400 km of 380 kV overhead transmission lines and a new 230 kV gas-insulated switchgear substation with associated automation and protection systems. The transmission network strengthening augurs well for providing reliable, safe and efficient electricity supply as Saudi Arabia is embarked on an ambitious National Renewable Energy Program towards attaining optimal generation mix as envisaged in its strategic vision for 2030.